American Society of Clinical Oncology

What Your Nightly Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

Scientists say this is the right way to end your day.<p>Wondering when to stop drinking coffee and using screens to avoid messing with your sleep? How …

Career Development

How smartphones can boost cancer patients’ lives

Your smartphone could save your life — it’s science.<p>A 2017 report on the findings of a seven-year clinical trial funded by the American Society of …

Medical Technology

Two-Pronged Chemo Helps Some With Advanced Ovarian Cancer

<b>By Dennis Thompson</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>SATURDAY, June 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some women with advanced ovarian cancer may fare better if …

Cancer

Screening, Treatment Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths in Half

<b>Category:</b> Family Medicine | Nursing | Oncology | Radiology | Research | Preventive Medicine | News<p>Back to Health News<p>Last Updated: January 09,</b> …

Cancer

of-life care for cancer patients

Medicare is more likely to provide excessive end-of-life care for cancer patients than Veterans Affairs, according to a study led by Stanford …

Health Care

Hot flashes caused by cancer therapy can be prevented, treated

(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients with hot flashes related to hormone therapy should know that these uncomfortable symptoms can be managed, according to a recently published resource for patients.<p>“The goal of any therapy is to help patients feel better, and we don’t want them to needlessly suffer …

Cancer

Hospitals Lack IV Bags in Wake of Puerto Rico Hurricane

The U.S. is facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags just as flu cases accelerate, forcing many hospitals to use more time-consuming ways to administer drugs and to weigh a halt on elective procedures and clinical trials.<p>Some hospital officials said they have only a day or two of supplies …

U.S. Politics

How does alcohol cause cancer?

A new study looking at blood stem cells uncovered fresh details surrounding the mechanisms by which alcohol raises the risk of developing …

Medicine

How keeping these New Year’s resolutions could reduce your odds of getting cancer

New Year’s resolutions are often about becoming healthier by shedding a few pounds or eating sensibly, but in some cases those new habits can have …

Business

Why Giving Up Alcohol Has Serious Perks, From Better Sleep to Fancy Mocktails

Tradition is tradition, and in the baton handoff that is New Year’s Eve, that means heaps of Champagne. Catalyst of merriment (and questionable diet aid, according to one 1963 <i>Vogue</i> article), it has all the audible pop and palatable fizz to fuel an epic night—and then a foggy morning. Precisely the …

Beauty

Here's How bluebird bio, Inc. Crushed It in 2017

CAR-T ruled the year, but don't forget about its gene therapy program.<p>It was a heck of a year for <b>bluebird bio</b> (NASDAQ:BLUE), with shares more than …

Stocks

The Most Vexing Unanswered Questions of 2017

The year was littered with mysteries. Still, we suspected we knew many of the answers already. Are dogs smarter than cats? Yes and, no offense, but there’s a reason so many anthropomorphized pets are pooches. Did the Pentagon secretly sort of believe in aliens? Fox Mulder made us all want to …

Fashion

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: ASCO's new partnerships aim to improve oncology care — MedStar Health provides digital tools for prenatal care — DarioHealth awarded new patent to improve its offerings

<i>Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence.</i><p><b>Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefin</b>g free to your inbox.<p><i>Have feedback? We'd like to hear from</i> …

Digital Health

How many alcoholic drinks are too many per week?

'Tis the season to pass the bubbly and cheers to a spirited new year for many Americans. But, what if you keep up the habit beyond the holidays? How many drinks are safe throughout the week?<p>Women should have no more than one drink per day and men no more than two, according to <i>Dietary Guidelines for</i> …

Alcohol

5 habits to avoid if you want to live longer

The gym membership probably won’t work out. But for those who overate during the holidays, there are some simple dietary New Year’s resolutions that …

Lifestyle